Traumatic Stress Disorders: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Denise M. Sloan and J. Gayle Beck

in The Oxford Handbook of Traumatic Stress Disorders

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780195399066
Published online November 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

 Traumatic Stress Disorders: Looking Back and Moving Forward

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This chapter highlights some of the advances in traumatic stress disorders that have been described by contributors of this volume. The chapter also describes areas that will be important for the field to address in the years to come. These areas include advances in the classification of traumatic stress disorders, advances in biological and genetic markers of traumatic stress disorder, advances in assessment measures, especially measures developed for use with children and older adults, and advances in prevention and interventions.

Keywords: trauma; ptsd; future directions

Article.  2953 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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